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Pass By: Piazza San Pietro Caveoso, 75100, Matera Italy

The tour develops through the most suggestive places and glimpses of ancient Matera passing through the: Sasso Caveoso and part of the Sasso Barisano.

During this tour, visiting not really tourist spots, you will discover the history of the city step by step, for what reason until the beginning of the XXI century we didn't hear about Matera. Walking in the alleys you will enter the philosophy of the Matera listening also to the stories and the vicissitudes of those who lived in the Sassi of Matera besides art, anthropology, architecture and through a 360 ° analysis you will discover how Matera managed to go from the "Shame of Italy" to "World Heritage".

It is not the classic tour where churches are visited, but the city is discovered through its own meanders.

Besides me, Renato, you could be accompanied by: Sara, Domenico, Gaetano, guides who love Matera and the territory of the Sassi


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Departure Point
Piazza San Pietro Caveoso, Piazza S. Pietro Caveoso, 75100 Matera MT, Italy
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Informative tour with Gartano. He spoke to us about the history of Matera starting in the Sasso Caveoso and then the Sasso Barisano area. So interesting. Highly recommend this tour.
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We are a family of 4, I have read about Matera and are particularly curious about it. Having joined the Renato Favilli with Gaetano who speak good English, is definitely a pleasure. Thank you Gaetano, for making our trip much more meaningful with local story and warmth welcome;
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This city and its history will haunt me, and the tour conducted by Domenico is the perfect introduction to Matera. A deep dive into the cultural and political aspects of 9000 years of civilization, presented in a humorous and insightful way. Highly recommend this tour that seeks
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This tour should had been offered by donations. The tour guide spent most of 2 1/2 hours repeating himself over and over and over about why Matera was called the city of shame. After 1 hour of hearing same story I wanted to just walk away but we stuck around with the hope to see
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I greatly enjoyed the tour of Sassi Caviosa. Surprisingly, I was the only one who booked the tour so I ended up getting a private tour! The guide, Sara was very enthusiastic, knows about the place and also added some personal touches from her life to make the tour very
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